Liz Margolies, who founded the National LGBT Cancer Network, the first and only nonprofit organization in the country to address the cancer-related needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, is stepping down from her role as executive director in June. She will continue to serve on the organization’s board and as a therapist in private practice.
On May 14, 2020, Iceland and Nepal joined the UN LGBTI Core Group, bringing the number of members of the group to a total of 31 states and the delegation of the European Union. Nepal is the second country in Asia to become part of the group.
The Aruba Tourism Authority has announced the 'Happily Ever After Guarantee,' a postponable, destination booking policy for couples dreaming of booking a 2021 wedding or honeymoon, but are worried about COVID-19 affecting future travel.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has brought travel and tourism to a screeching halt, but in recent days we have seen states begin to devise and, in some cases, implement their strategies for slowly reopening. Although this will surely be a long and tedious process, it is important that your destination develop a marketing strategy to get ahead of the curve, for lack of a better phrase.
For the past decade, if not longer, corporations around the world have been boosting their efforts to try to woo lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) consumers. In 2020, the buying power of this niche group will reach over $1 Trillion. Yes, that’s trillion…with a T. What company wouldn’t want a piece of that market, especially during these challenging times.
The third annual Rainbow Ski Weekend is back and bigger than ever! Pack your ski gear and a 90’s inspired outfit because you won’t want to miss out on our Saturday night after party. Early bird tickets are available now until February 13th for this throwback party presented by Fireball. We’re going (Mr.) BIG with featured performances by The Spice Queens and hosted by Xtacy Love with Yohomo DJ Phil V.
The current advertising campaign of VISITFLANDERS is frowned upon. The campaign -celebrating love in all forms- is called ‘disgusting’ and ‘the epitome of sin’. ‘This is our cue to intensify our advertising campaign,’ says VISITFLANDERS. ‘We are an inclusive region and welcome love in all forms. You come to Flanders for the people and stay for the art. We are proud to show our cultural heritage and true colors through this cam...
The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association is proud to announce Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the original boutique hotel company, as a Silver Level global partner. IGLTA is the world’s leading network of LGBTQ+ hospitality and tourism businesses. As a Silver Global Partner, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will be positioned alongside the top global tourism companies committed to year-round support of LGBTQ+ welcoming travel and...
2019 has been an extraordinary year for Pride Journeys. We have visited many exciting destinations, some frequented by LGBTQ travelers and others not as well known. Part of the fun in traveling is exploring unknown destinations...and we sure found some hidden gems this year. Check out our top 10 cities for 2019.